Kent St. beats Youngstown St. 82-74

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KENT, Ohio (AP)—Al Fisher scored 20 points to lead Kent State to an 82-74 victory over Youngstown State on Monday night.

Chris Singletary added 14 points and Anthony Simpson had 11 points to push Kent State (4-5) to a win in the second half.

The game remained close until Kent State’s Julian Sullinger broke a 40-40 tie with a layup with 15:39 left. The Golden Flashes never looked back, their lead surging to 21 points with 5:48 to go.

Vance Cooksey was the game’s leading scorer with 24 points off the bench for the Penguins (1-6). Kelvin Bright added 21 points for Youngstown State.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Youngstown St.
Vance Cooksey Vance Cooksey
8-9,  24 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Kent St.
Al Fisher Al Fisher
5-9,  20 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists

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